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Dark Star Orchestra Live at Gathering of the Vibes on 2005-08-13

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Dark Star Orchestra Live at Gathering of the Vibes on 2005-08-13

Topics Live concert

disc 1:
01. Jam ->
02. Attics Of My Life
03. crowd/tuning
04. Peggy-O *
05. Louis Collins *
06. Oh, The Wind and Rain *
07. Rocky Road Blues *!
08. crowd/tuning
09. Rosa Lee McFall +*
10. Lonesome LA Cowboy +*
11. Panama Red +*
12. White Dove +

disc 2:
01. Land of the Navajo +^
02. Midnight Moonlight +&@
03. crowd/tuning
04. Lazy River Road ^
05. crowd/tuning
06. Scarlet Begonias $ ->
07. Fire On The Mountain $
08. crowd/tuning
09. Eyes of the World %$ ->
10. Bird Song %$"

disc 3:
01. crowd/tuning
02. It's No Use !
03. Favela !
04. Easy Wind ~
05. Mountains on the Moon | ->
06. The Eleven
07. crowd/tuning
08. Thats What Love Will Make You Do =&!
09. Like A Road =&!

disc 4:
01. Don't Let Go =&!"
02. Harder They Come =&!"
03. crowd/tuning
04. Cumberland Blues *
05. Deal #
06. Mission in the Rain #
07. Good Lovin' #
08. Music Never Stopped #
09. crowd/tuning
10. Enc: My Brothers & Sisters **
11. Ripple **

Collection DarkStarOrchestra
Band/Artist Dark Star Orchestra
Venue Gathering of the Vibes
Location Mariaville, NY

Source AKG SE 300B/CK 92> Oade w-mod UA-5 (44.1 kHz)> optical> JB3
Lineage JB3> firewire> Sound Forge 6.0> cdWave> FLAC Frontend
Taped by Rob Clarke
Transferred by Rob Clarke


* David Nelson -guitar, Vocals
! Martin Fierr0- sax, vocals
+ Peter Rowen- guitar Vocals
& Gloria Jones, Jaclyn LaBranch- backing vocals
^ David Gans
@ Scott Marwaski (Max Creek, Depth Quartet)- guitar, vocals
$ Keller Williams
% Reid Genauer, Adam Terrell (Assembly of Dust)- guitar, vocals
~ Fuzz (Deep Banana Blackout)- guitar, vocals
| Zen Tricksters with Tom Constanten
= Melvin Seals- Keyboards Vocals
" Julie Avallone (Depth Quartet)- flute, sax
# Donna Jean Godchaux- vocals

** just about everyone


Reviewer: rumpledagain - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 4, 2016
Subject: Awesome
jackstraw77 is a plain idiot. This night contained a lot of musicians, together as one, one night is wish I could have attended.
Reviewer: cfinnstl - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 28, 2015
Subject: This recording and show rocks!!
Seriously, this is great! Many thanks! :)
Reviewer: silkstrings9420 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 9, 2011
Subject: dont hate tribute bands jackstraw77
its about accepting and appreciating the "new" dead music. these bands play the classics with a new modern approach. i really love how the music has evolved over the past few generations. the music media really is dead, but there is a strong subculture behind this music thats still strong, and it wont grow at all with people like jackstraw77 who dont appreciate new bands and new twists on old songs.
Reviewer: cb18201 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 3, 2011
Subject: .
was at this show and got wasted on some acid with some sort of beastie boys print on it. took it friday night and didnt come down till sunday. i dont know what the hell it was but i was gone for 2 days, great time
Reviewer: gd420mj - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 5, 2010
Subject: Download a Great Night
pay no mind to Jackstraw77. This was a great night of music. I really enjoyed it. Now I'm gonna download it to listen to it again remember that night on the hill, left of sb, sipping grey goose with some new friends. THanks again Rob Clarke for the always great work. Oh, the flute was mesmerizing, especially on eyes.....chills
Reviewer: JackStraw77 - favorite - December 23, 2009
Subject: no thanks
The fact that people even download DSO concerts is pathetic. Why listen to a copycat tribute band when you can listen to the real thing?
Reviewer: mylovelite - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 20, 2009
Subject: Aww the memories.
This show was amazing. Who cares if all the details of who was on stage at what time are percise. Im lucky to say I attended this fest. The whole weekend my friends and I chilled in the background with their toddlers. We had an awesome time dancing around with the kids and chillin to an awesome tribute to Jerry Garcia. Give this 5 stars
Reviewer: estebaneudy - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 18, 2009
Subject: When has Bob Weir Played with Dark Star?
I found a couple of dates, 10-5-06, and 10-6-07, where Bobby joined Dark Star on stage. Neither of these shows are in the archive though.

Does anyone know dates that Bobby or any of the other members of The Grateful Dead played with DSO?

Does anyone have any of these shows?

Is there somewhere else I should be posting this?
Reviewer: WNEC_Chip - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 18, 2008
Subject: Help with notes?
OK folks- I see a lot of you were there. I wasn't.

The notes do not jive with what I am hearing necessarily.

For example, early on in the first portion, David Nelson comes out, and is listed as playing guitar. OK- who is playing mandolin? No mandolin is listed.

Later on, Peter Rowan (misspelled as 'Rowen') is shown as playing guitar as well, but he is obviously playing his mandola.

Also- David Nelson introduces Cliff Black on bass at one point. No mention in the notes.

Can some of you collectively help fill in the wholes and get this straight? For posterity?

Who came on when, who left the stage when, etc.

Reviewer: JasperBass - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 13, 2006
Subject: Great Show
This is one of my favorite shows on the archive. There are some great performances and it's just a laid back fun show.
Reviewer: moe.sandwhichs - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 1, 2006
Subject: the best weekend of my life
this was the best weekend of my life and this, the ratdog set, and the keller set are three of the best sets of music ive ever heard in my life
Reviewer: sirwalterkronkite - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 31, 2006
Subject: Fantastic tribute!!
this is just a terrific set of music, and being at the show its even more amazing to have all of this available! Havent listened to much of it yet, so i can only reveiw the performance as i remember, but I'll give it 5 stars for its depth of material and for all of the amazing collaboration between so many people. Its listed as DSO, but i would give much credit to the Zen Tricksters for making this a success
Reviewer: JosiahB - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 23, 2005
Subject: Epic Show, definitely worth the DL
First, this is not a DSO cover of a dead show. It was the Saturday night headliner at the Vibes, a Tribute to Jerry Garcia. Whatever you think of DSO (and I think they do a great job at recreating Dead shows), the cavalcade of artists sitting in is amazing. Donna Jean, Melvin, Jackie & Gloria, David Nelson, Peter Rowan, Martin Fierro, Tom Constanten, Rob Barracco, Reid Genauer, Adam Terrell, the list goes on... It's AMAZING.

DSO was the prefect choice to back this amazing lineup (with some help from The Zen Tricksters). And everyone did a great job with their renditions of various Jerry material.

Listen to Eyes - Adam Terrell's guitar solos are beautiful, Julie Avalone's flute adds beautiful color, and Reid Genauer's voice is beautiful...

Music Never Stopped with Donna Jean? I was freaking out to _finally_ get to hear her sing "Theres'a baaaand out on the highwaaa-aaay!hey're hiiigh stepping into town!"

Rowan and Nelson on the Old & in the Way material? Awesome...

Melvin, Jackie, Gloria and Martin on the Jerry band/Legion of Mary Material?!?

Download it, or at least stream it right now. Truly a great journey through Jerry's catalog of gorgeous music.

Thanks to Terrapin for assembling such and amazing lineup and making it all work!!
Reviewer: MsClasicRock - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 17, 2005
Subject: Months later...
I'm finally listening to this again (while burning it for friends' xmas presents) and remembering what an AMAZING time I had during this set. Bravo, Dark Star and friends.
Reviewer: wunnation - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 7, 2005
Subject: hands down
a fan of the dead for a mere 5 years now... this was hands down the most powerfully serene scene i have experienced
Reviewer: Angry Guy 420 - favorite - November 6, 2005
Subject: >:(
This live set would be even better if you didnt always chop up the live sets!!!!!!!! PLEASE STOP THE ENDLESS TRACKING OUT!!!!!!!!
i would give 5 stars, as i love the music. but this site of MOE's isnt user friendly.

Reviewer: soundseeker - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 26, 2005
Subject: Thanks for Uploading
Great to have this after having been at this special night of music. Check out disks 3 and 4 if you don't want to do the whole thing. The stuff with Melvin Seals was great! And how about that lightning strorm during Bobby's set on Fri. Wow. Go see DSO, you won't regret it.
Reviewer: dinorage - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 11, 2005
Subject: this was a great show and if you like the Grateful dead you definately will like this music
yea sooo goood
Reviewer: DSO Sucks - favorite - September 24, 2005
Subject: These Guys Suck
No matter how you cut it DSO is still just a cover band. Why not listen to the real thing?
Reviewer: jfhd11 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 21, 2005
Subject: In Response To Sunshine Daydream....
I think this is a DSO original and isn't a cover of an actual GD has a great review of the whole weekend of GOTV...definitely a lot of other music from the weekend that needs to be checked out....
Reviewer: jfhd11 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 21, 2005
Subject: In Response To Sunshine Daydream....
I think this is a DSO original and isn't a cover of an actual GD has a great review of the whole weekend of GOTV...definitely a lot of other music from the weekend that needs to be checked out....
Reviewer: PennsylvaniaPete - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 8, 2005
Subject: Help Slip Franklin
Help Slip (and later) Franklin was the Ratdog the night before

As far as this show. Had a great time. I wasn't so eager to download (the old argument that you see a cover band because the main band is unavailable, but why download when you can get the original). But since I downloaded this (the biggest single file I ever did download...took up a third of my C drive), I've listioned to the whole thing three or four times. And I tell you, it sounds original!
Reviewer: Albix714 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 7, 2005
Subject: Thank You!
Thank You Rob!. I already downloaded this show from If you want to hear a great example of of a 5 star Audience recording, get this. Sweet show also.
Reviewer: CoreyA - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 7, 2005
Subject: Righteous
Never heard or seen DSO, heard a lot about them but never knew which shows to DL because why download a remake of a show when i can download the real thing? Well, this show is a mind boggling experience. The fact that it is part of a festival dedicated to the dead and jerry makes the energy level raise exponentially, all of the musicians are playing like its their last show. Decent sound quality but the song quality makes me forget about it.
Reviewer: ~SunshineDaydream~ - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 6, 2005
Subject: ???
Does any one know the actual year the Boys played this show?
Reviewer: ststvnfa - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 30, 2005
Subject: 4.5 stars
i am NOT a DSO fan. Seen them a couple times before this show and just didn't go for it. But i gotta tell ya this show was alot of fun, maybe it was all the special guests running through the different eras played with jerry, but i really enjoyed this show and cant wait to download. I will DSO another chance since seeing them this show, go ahead and download it.
Reviewer: dawhip - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 26, 2005
Subject: IN THE SPIRIT OF . . .
How about not nitpicking and simply enjoying the show. Think of the body of work being covered and the "gathering" (no pun intented) of artists honoring the man and the memory. I'm only about half through but realized early that for the duration there's "nothing left to do but SMILE, SMILE, SMILE."
Going to rate it 5-stars based on what I've heard and the anticipation of what lies ahead
Reviewer: slipknot73 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 25, 2005
Subject: No
No they did not play Help>Slip>Frank this night. The night before was Help>Slip>Dear Prudence
Reviewer: Shiva Ho - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 24, 2005
Subject: Kudos To Rob Again
Thank You Rob for posting these....
What a great festival this was & this set was the highlight....
Haven't fully listened to the whole thing yet but I'm totally satisfied having any version....From what Ive heard so far I would swear I was standing between the mics where I was during the set & it sounds exactly the same as I remember it.

The Help Slip Franks was Played the Night before by Ratdog in the pouring rain.....
Reviewer: craigdaron - favoritefavorite - August 24, 2005
Subject: Quiet
The show is too quiet for me to give a true rating.
Reviewer: jeffsetz - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 24, 2005
Subject: Tribute to JG
I've been patiently waiting for this show to get posted and as I sample several of the tunes, it's proving wait worthy. This was obviously a fun show to witness and I wish I had been there. Recording quality is pretty decent, even If I'm used to hearing soundboards from DSO. This will certainly fill the bill until the board gets out. D/L this show and enjoy.
Reviewer: DanSzat - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 24, 2005
Subject: Help>Slip>Franks
I was there (barely), but I do remember this show finishing with a Help>Slipknot!>Franklin's Tower.
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on 8/24/2005
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